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Withania coagulans Dunal, belonging to the family Solanaceae, is a small bushy shrub which is widely spread in South Asia. The plant is commonly known as 'Indian cheese maker' or 'paneer dodi' due to its milk coagulating characteristics of the fruits. In traditional system of medicine, different...

Author(s)
Pramanick, D. D.; Srivastava, S. K.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2015, 6, 1, pp 6-13
Abstract

The present paper deals with the addition of 09 new plant species belonging to 09 families to the flora of Yavatmal District viz. Blepharis integrifolia (L.f.) E.Mey. & Drege ex Schinz. (Acanthaceae), Blumea laciniata (Roxb.) DC. (Asteraceae), Allmania nodiflora (L.) R. Br. (Amaranthaceae), ...

Author(s)
Bhogaonkar, P. Y.; Chavhan, V. N.; Dhole, P. A.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2015, 6, 1, pp 18-21
Abstract

The aim of the present investigation is to study different pollen parameters such as shape, size, colpa and exine ornamentation for the taxonomic assessment of the groups of plants. The pollen morphology of some plant taxa of the family Fabaceae growing in the area of Arambagh of Hooghly district,...

Author(s)
Pritha Bhattacharya; Sayani Biswas; Pal, J. K.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2015, 6, 1, pp 27-34
Abstract

To investigate the secondary metabolites present in the leaves of the family Lythraceae (Lagerstroemia microcarpa Wt., Lagerstroemia reginae Roxb., Lawsonia inermis L., Punica granatum L.). The samples were extracted using solvents like acetone, chloroform, ethanol, petroleum ether and water. These ...

Author(s)
Florence, A. R.; Sukumaran, S.; Joselin, J.; Brintha, T. S. S.; Jeeva, S.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2015, 6, 2, pp 73-82
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to isolate the bioactive compounds from the ethanolic extract of Premna serratifolia L. leaves (Verbenaceae) by using Perkin-Elmer Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometry. The leaf sample was extracted with 99% of ethanol. Extracted sample was injected; based on the...

Author(s)
Rency, R. C.; Vasantha, K.; Maruthasalam, A.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2015, 6, 2, pp 96-101
Abstract

In sericulture, improvement in the production of silk depends on the improvement in leaf production ability of mulberry, the host plant of silkworm, Bombyx mori L. The supply of quality leaves in sufficient quantity is the key factor for success in cocoon production. In mulberry the uptake of...

Author(s)
Ghosh, M. K.; Kar, R.; Dutta, S. K.; Ghosh, P. K.; Kumar, S. N.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2015, 6, 2, pp 102-105
Abstract

Senna italica Mill is one of the medicinally important plant belonging to the family Caesalpiniaceae commonly known as 'Nilavagai'. Senna italica has three subspecies italica, micrantha and arachoides. The subspecies italica and micrantha have been taken for GC-MS analysis to identify the bioactive ...

Author(s)
Jothi, R. S.; Uthayakumari, F.; Bharathy, V.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2015, 6, 2, pp 106-111
Abstract

Lianas are one of the most obvious but somewhat neglected life forms in dry deciduous forest. It plays extremely important roles in many aspects of forest ecosystem. Their contribution to the forest diversity, food resources, medicinally importance, and structural complexity. The present study is...

Author(s)
Bokhad, M. N.; Rothe, S. P.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2015, 6, 2, pp 117-120
Abstract

Artocarpus incisa (breadfruit) seeds contain three different lectins (Frutalin, Frutapin (FTP) and Frutackin) with distinct carbohydrate specificities. The most abundant lectin is Frutalin, an α-D-galactose-specific carbohydrate-binding glycoprotein with antitumour properties and potential for...

Author(s)
Sousa, F. D. de; Silva, B. B. da; Furtado, G. P.; Carneiro, I. de S.; Lobo, M. D. P.; Guan YiWei; Guo JingXu; Coker, A. R.; Lourenzoni, M. R.; Guedes, M. I. F.; Owen, J. S.; Abraham, D. J.; Monteiro-Moreira, A. C. de O.; Moreira, R. de A.
Publisher
Portland Press Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Bioscience Reports, 2017, 37, 4, pp 20170969
Abstract

Ficus racemosa L. is common along streams and riverbanks; also cultivated. Ripe receptacles eaten; taste like that of F. carica (Anjeer) fruits. Latex is used in Ayurvedic medicine, while wood used as timber. Unripe receptacles are boiled and used for vegetable preparation. Nutritional studies...

Author(s)
Bhogaonkar, P. Y.; Chavhan, V. N.; Kanerkar, U. R.
Publisher
Bioscience Discovery, Jalna, India
Citation
Bioscience Discovery, 2014, 5, 2, pp 150-153

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